Behold the Brutus

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by BluegrassPicker, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. BluegrassPicker

    BluegrassPicker Been here awhile

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  2. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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  3. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    45bhp, 750cc, 480lbs, no bueno :muutt
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  4. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    Now this bad boy looks sweet!!

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  5. Fun Lovin' Criminal

    Fun Lovin' Criminal Adventurer

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    The possibility of a sidecar (sorry, hack) version sounds interesting
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  6. Tessitori

    Tessitori Been here awhile

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    Looking to get one of these? You might have to go to Italy for one ...;

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    I am trying to find out pricing and more but this beast has some appeal ... It is being called a Moto SUV; 750cc, EFI ...
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  7. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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  8. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    Looks like an old Cushman scooter from the 60s, on steroids.

    I got the ad from Honda too.

    Can't see this as much of sale in Italy. Well maybe at the farmer's market.

    Or a pit scoot at the tractor pulls.
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  9. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    This thing could be the best thing for getting the jokes of the HD guys.
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  10. OaklandStrom

    OaklandStrom Long timer

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    What problem is it solving?

    Those tires would suck on pavement, as would the 45 horsepower.
    That suspension, lack of power and weight would suck off road.

    I guess if it cost less than KLR (yeah, right) people would buy it. Perhaps as a ranch bike, for people who don't want a quad or a Rokon?

    I just don't see the application.
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  11. braknstuf

    braknstuf Adventurer

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